We're working with Treaty One Nation to present Gurlz Gurlz Gurlz on the mainstage at the first annual Anishinabe Days, which is set for Saturday, August 20 at the Assiniboia Downs. The day-long festival features a talent show and concert, a traditional pow wow, a mocassin games tournament, and an Indigenous marketplace and admission is completely free.
Inuit soundscape composer Geronimo Inutiq, roots artist Andrina Turenne, Métis dance troupe Kadanse, and the legendary Clint & Riley Dutiaume have video premieres for sākihiwē music Thursdays scheduled for release in May.
The Norman Chief Memorial Dancers join us for a sākihiwē music Thursdays performance for audiences on Facebook and YouTube this month. The four-song video, which was filmed at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg by BNB Studios, will premiere at 12:00 pm CDT on Thursday, April 28
Our first concert of the year features JUNO Award winning folk/roots artist Leela Gilday at the Good Will Social Club on Wednesday, April 27. The music will begin at 8:00 pm and Gilday will be supported by local singer/songwriter Ila Barker.
The sākihiwē festival is working with Joe A. Ross School in Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) to deliver a series of free music workshops and performances by four Indigenous artists from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba on March 18 and 19.
The sākihiwē festival is partnering with Wall-to-Wall Mentorship Program, Graffiti Art Programming, and the Urban Shaman Gallery to deliver a series of video performances by Melody McKiver, Casey Koyczan, Laura Ortman, Solveig, Ethan Lyric, Tuva Bergstrom, and Annaxis for the 2021 Nuit Blanche celebrations in Winnipeg.